Another serial Il-76MD-90A launched factory flight tests


Another serial transport aircraft IL-76MD-90A, produced by JSC “Aviastar-SP” under a contract with the Russian Defense Ministry made its first flight on August 14, revealing a series of factory tests. The flight lasted more than 7 hours and was successful. The given program has been implemented in full, after which the aircraft landed at the airport “Ulyanovsk-Vostochny”, the press service of the company informed.

“The crew, headed by the commander of the ship, honored test pilot Nicholay Kuimov, carried out inspections at the most general behavior of the aircraft in the sky, carried out an assessment of its performance handling and stability, and also check the operation of engines, systems and equipment,” the head of its flight testing station of JSC “Aviastar-SP” Yuri Chekanov said.


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